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«Always try to do something for the other fellow and you will be agreeably surprised how things come your way - how many pleasing things are done for you.»
Author: Claude M. Bristol | About: Relationships | Keywords: agreeably, done for, pleasing, surprised
«Don't worry about growing older or pleasing others. Please yourself.»
«Conversation. What is it? A Mystery! It's the art of never seeming bored, of touching everything with interest, of pleasing with trifles, of being fascinating with nothing at all. How do we define this lively darting about with words, of hitting them back and forth, this sort of brief smile of ideas which should be conversation?»
Author: Guy de Maupassant | Keywords: back and forth, darting, fascinating, hitting, lively, pleasing, seeming, touching, trifles
«Any writer overwhelmingly honest about pleasing himself is almost sure to please others.»
Author: Marianne Moore (Poet) | Keywords: overwhelmingly, pleasing
«He was not handsome, and his manners required intimacy to make them pleasing.»
«An engaged woman is always more agreeable than a disengaged. She is satisfied with herself. Her cares are over, and she feels that she may exert all her powers of pleasing without suspicion. All is safe with a lady engaged; no harm can be done.»
«If we can, when we have established individual discipline, arrange the children, sending each one to his own place, in order, trying to make them understand the idea that thus placed they look well, and that it is a good thing to be thus placed in order, that it is a good and pleasing arrangement in the room, this ordered and tranquil adjustment of theirs -- then their remaining in their places, quiet and silent, is the result of a species of lesson, not an imposition. To make them understand the idea, without calling their attention too forcibly to the practice, to have them assimilate a principle of collective order -- that is the important thing.»
Author: Maria Montessori (Educator, Physician) | Keywords: adjustment, arrange, arrangement, assimilate, assimilated, assimilating, call attention, collective, forcibly, imposition, impositions, ordered, pleasing, remaining, sending, The Practice, tranquil
«Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing unto the Lord.»
«For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding; / That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God; / Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness; / Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light: / Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son: / In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins: / Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature: / For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him: / And he is before all things, and by him all things consist.»
Author: Bible | Keywords: delivered, dominions, firstborn, fruitful, Good Work, increasing, inheritance, joyfulness, long-suffering, longsuffering, partakers, pleasing, principalities, principality, redemption, saints, strengthened, The Kingdom, The Power of Darkness, The Saints, thrones, translated, visible light
«For of all gainful professions, nothing is better, nothing more pleasing, nothing more delightful, nothing better becomes a well-bred man than agriculture»
Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero (Lawyer, Orator, Scholar, Statesman, Writer) | Keywords: agriculture, bred, delightful, gainful, pleasing, professions, well-bred
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